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Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 December 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Thursday evening.

Flurries this afternoon and tonight. Periods of snow Thursday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to zero near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 December 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon and to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 December 2023
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 December 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5213N 5538W to 5348N 5518W to
5559N 5947W to 6031N 6404W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 5 December 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5240N 5548W to 5315N 5415W to 5700N 5415W to 5830N 5630W to
6050N 5630W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half

Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 December 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 6 December 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 978 mb located southwest
of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 948 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 972 mb located south
of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 6 December 2023 A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northeast on Thursday. At the same time, a second low pressure system
will approach the Grand Banks from the southwest and rapidly deepen
as it tracks to the east of the marine district. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies will develop over all waters with these two
systems.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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